Meet two of our fantastic string teachers, Stephanie Baer and Elise Båtnes!

Stephanie Baer, Director of String Studies, Professor of Viola and Professor of Chamber Music at NYU, has been an active member of the New York musical community for many years. Ms. Baer has been on the faculties of Bard College, Vassar College and the Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College.

Norwegian born violinist, Elise Båtnes is the first concertmaster of the Oslo philharmonic, a post which she has held since 2008. Prior to Oslo she was first concert master of both WDR Köln and the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Elise is in great demand as a guest concertmaster all over Europe. Away from orchestra playing, she has won a Norwegian Grammy, a Spellemannprisen for chamber music recordings with the Vertavo String Quartet.

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Apply before April 7th, 2024!